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Hue Festival 2020 to open in August
The Hue Festival 2020 will take place in the central city of Hue from August 28th to September 2nd instead of early April as previously planned due to COVID-19.
Additional 11 national intangible cultural heritages in Vietnam
11:18 05/02/2020
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a decision on the publication of an additional 11 national intangible cultural heritage.
Halting festivals to fight the spread of acute respiratory disease
10:50 05/02/2020
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has issued Notice 396/CĐ- BVHTTDL to send chairmen of people’s committees of provinces and centrally-run cities to request the localities that have declared outbreaks of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to halt all festivals, including those currently underway, to fight the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by this virus.
February activities at Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism
10:21 05/02/2020
Diverse cultural activities featuring traditional culture, customs and lunar new year celebrations of ethnic groups will take place in February at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town, Hanoi.
“Birth of CPV - Vietnamese revolution’s turning point”
17:40 04/02/2020
(CPV) - Vietnamese revolution’s turning point” aims to help all classes of people, especially the young generation, have profound and sufficient awareness about the glorious history of the Party, and foster trust as well as pride for the Party, Uncle Ho and the renewal process.
10,000 books on display at Hanoi book exhibition
09:06 04/02/2020
About 10,000 books published in different periods are on display at Hanoi book exhibition which opened at the National Library of Vietnam on February 2nd to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3rd).
Ho Chi Minh City organizes art program to mark 90th anniversary of CPV
17:37 03/02/2020
A special art program was organized by the board organizing major holidays of Ho Chi Minh City to mark the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (February 3rd, 1930- February 3rd, 2020) on February 2nd.
Festivals may be cancelled due to coronavirus threat
09:26 02/02/2020
The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recommended postponing or cancelling traditional festivals which are yet to start, and for those which already began, their scale, duration and activities should be reduced, in the face of the threat of coronavirus.
Vietnam art troupe attends Chingay Parade 2020 in Singapore
09:25 02/02/2020
An art troupe of HCM City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism joined more than 5,000 performers from 149 countries and international organisations at the 48th edition of the Chingay Parade, which opened in Singapore on January 31st.
Preserving folk singing with drums
09:25 02/02/2020
The art of folk singing alongside drums, hat trong quan in Vietnamese, started in Bui Xa village, in today’s Thuan Thanh district, the northern province of Bac Ninh, in the 13th century, but locals still practise the art.